A rider who died in a motocross crash has been taken to his funeral by a tractor adopted by dozens of bikers.
Thomas Brown suffered deadly accidents whereas using at Hardwick Motocross monitor in Sedgefield, County Durham, in April.
The 27-year-old Barnard Fortress farmer’s funeral was held at St Mary’s Church within the city, with the coffin arriving on a trailer pulled by a tractor.
Mr Brown’s household mentioned they wished the day to be a “celebration” of his life.
The favored motocross rider got here off his bike at a privately-run occasion subsequent to Low Hardwick Farm.
The cortege introduced the city centre to a standstill with riders revving their engines because the procession made its method to the church.
Mr Brown had labored on his household’s farm and had been concerned in motocross for the reason that age of eight, Durham Police mentioned.
After the crash he was taken by air ambulance to hospital in Middlesbrough, however was pronounced useless shortly earlier than arrival.
A group was made in assist of the Nice North Air Ambulance Service after the funeral.